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  • 726th ACS jumps into the future

    The 726th Air Control Squadron received its first major Control and Reporting Center weapons system upgrade in 20 years here, May 30. The TYQ-23A Control and Reporting Center system replaces older and bulkier 1980s style operations modules, allowing command and control operators to control a section of air space and do battle management when called upon.
  • Canadians reclaim cup in 5-1 romp

    The Canadian Flyers launched an offensive blitz in the last period to deliver a lopsided rout of the Americans last Friday. With the 5-1 win, the 552nd Air Control Wing Canadian Detachment earned custody of the CAN/US Cup and full bragging rights for the next year at their new headquarters in Bldg. 255. Family members and fans crowded the ninth
  • Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge

    What started as an ordinary day for three Tinker airmen, soon turned into anything but ordinary. Their quick reaction and application of the Air Force’s Wingman concept saved a life May 10.  Captain Justin Phelps and 1st Lt. Camden Rogers of the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron, 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, were returning to
  • Community College of the AF Graduation

    Tinker graduates from the Community College of the Air Force received their diplomas during the spring’s formal ceremony May 4. The graduating class of 133 earned degrees in various fields, including aviation maintenance technology, criminal justice, human resource management, information systems technology and education and training management.The
  • Keeping Tinker free of debris

    Volunteers from Pratt & Whitney, 72nd Civil Engineering-Housing, 552nd Air Control Wing and even a couple of military spouses and their children helped Natural Resources personnel in a trash cleanup of the Urban Greenway area around base housing and the Scissortail Trail area April 28. Two cubic yards of trash and debris were removed from the area,
  • 552nd AMXS shooter excels in tourney

    A member of the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base recently finished 11th out of 60 competitors in the open division at the Multi-Gun Nationals in Boulder City, Nev.Tech. Sgt. Eric Crotsley, the 552nd AMXS section chief, competed as part of the four-person U.S. Air Force Action Pistol Team. The April 12-17 tournament was
  • Ninth CAN/US Cup puck drops on May 12

    Both the Canadian and U.S. team captains are predicting a competitive ice war this month in the ninth annual CAN/US Cup hockey spectacular. “I think it’s going be a completely different game this year because there are different skaters and different skating abilities on both sides,” American captain David said. “It should be a really close game
  • 552nd OSS Simulation Training Program named best in Air Combat Command for 2016

    The 552nd Operational Support Squadron’s (OSS) Simulation Training Program was recently named the best in Air Combat Command (ACC) for 2016. “This is the third year in a row that the unit has been recognized,” said Lt Col Ryan Fleishauer, Commander of the 552nd OSS. “This award is a reflection of the work, dedication, and incredible talent that
  • Company Grade Officers tour E-3 Sentry aircraft

    Maj Ryan, a pilot with the 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron, 552nd Air Control Wing, answers questions from Capt. Samantha Goff, left, Aircraft Maintenance Group, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and 2nd Lt. Wilma Molina, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, during a tour April 21. The Company Grade Officers were part of the Lieutenant
  • Canadian Detachment's Mess Dining In

    LCol Don Saunders, Commander, Canadian Detachment, explains Mission Crew Commander procedures to LGen Pierre St. Amand, Royal Canadian air force and Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The general was the guest speaker at the Canadian Detachment’s Mess Dining In held 21 Apr 17. (Air Force